I moderate comments. Take a moment to scan the "Readers Note" tab on the menu bar at the top of the page.
Check to see if the images are copyrighted; not all of them are mine to share. My own photos are Creative Commons 4.0 (Attribution & Share Alike).
Broken links? Let me know even for older blog posts and I'll try to fix them.
Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.orgI'm always available for private counsel.
Take a free study course in biblical intellectual traditions.
Our Covenant of Faith
Download my free books from Smashwords!
Tag Archives: faith
Maybe it’s my age, and it surely includes other factors in my life, but the only thing approaching an aphrodisiac for me is trust. It’s always been the paramount hunger in my world. I’ve become very wary of cuties because … Continue reading
If we aim to build a covenant community of faith, how can we not be friends with people who hold perverse sexual appetites? I reiterate that the question is not, “Who is perverted?” Who isn’t perverted? We are fallen creatures, … Continue reading
Luke pulls these two parables together, showing that the issues are related. There’s nothing remarkable about either one and both are among those parables most easily understood in almost any language. There was a judge, mostly likely a Sadducee by … Continue reading
The biggest mistake was turning faith into a crusade. What’s the difference between enjoying entertainment and worshiping? Given how most churches operate, the difference is small. That in itself is not the problem. The problem is our habit of pushing … Continue reading
Having just previously discussed with His disciples the necessity of forgiving those who are struggling in faith to overcome moral weaknesses, the Twelve realized this was a huge task. While others might struggle over some of the simpler demands of … Continue reading
What we seek to build is something akin to a cultural identity, but actually resting entirely on our covenant. History shows that a nation can stand about as good as any nation could if they are held together by some … Continue reading